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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 07 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 near midnight then veering to northwest 20 near noon Sunday. Wind backing to southwest 20 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections overnight and Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6350W to
Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6255W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 11:40 AM NST 07 December 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1006 mb located near Sable Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:11 PM NST 7 December 2019 A low pressure system over the South Coast will track northeastward
across the Avalon Peninsula this evening and out to sea early Sunday
morning. Strong to gale force southerlies over the Grand Banks will
diminish to strong westerlies in the wake of the low tonight.

An intensifying trough of low pressure will approach the marine
district from the Labrador Sea Sunday afternoon. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over northern waters late in the day on
Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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